By Adedayo Afolabi
Osun State Governor, Gboyega Oyetola, has eulogized the lawmaker representing Osun Central Senatorial District at National Assembly for quality representation.
Oyetola gave the commendation at the Town Hall Meeting and unveiling of Three Years scorecard of Senator Ajibola Basiru held in Osogbo, Osun state capital.
According to the governor , Senator Basiru had done tremendously well in the area of law making and good representation.
Represented by Commissioner for Political Affairs and Intergovernmental Relations, Hon. Taiwo Akeju, Oyetola enjoined supporters and members of the All Progressive of Congress in Osun Central Senatorial District to support Senator Basiru for second term.
He urged the electorate to come out en masse to vote for the candidate of the party as to be able to continue the good works he has started.
Oyetola said: “Ajibola Basiru has done so well in the history of the National Assembly. As a first timer, he was given the position of the Spokesperson of the Senate.
“Basiru is working together with the us as you can see he was made the Director-general of our campaign council. We are working together to achieve the set goal of the state.
“We enjoin our supporters and party members to continue to support him so that he can be reelected, knowing fully well that the election is on the same day with the presidential election.” he added
Speaking, the Senate Spokesperson, Ajibola Basiru said that he has sponsored many bills since he became the Senator.
Enumerating some of his achievements in the Red Chamber, Senator Basiru said he introduced the Federal Medical Center, Osogbo bill which has been passed by the Senate which saying that the bill has been transmitted to the house of Rep for concurrence.
He further said that his quality representation in terms of his interventions have attracted capital projects to Osun central senatorial district.
He said, “We have attracted schools in nine local government areas, we have attracted agriculture entrepreneur centers, road infrastructure, empowerment and employment of our people.
“We have also facilitated so many projects which my constituents have been enjoying through federal government intervention in terms of small and medium scale empowerment loan for Covid-19 funds intervention and engagement in special architecture.
“We have been able to implement only 2020 and 2021 budget, by the time the implementation of 2022 budget is reviewed in this month, more will be given to the people of Osun Central Senatorial District.
“We organised the town hall meeting to sensitise people as our responsibility in terms of law making, attracting meaningful projects and to make a distinction between our work and that of the executive arm of government.
“I have sponsored so many bills. One of the bills is the bill of state police but unfortunately the bill was not allowed to see the light of the day at the review committee but happily enough, about 3–4days ago, northern governors and stakeholders have said they are for state police, so I believe we are going to reintroduce the bill, then with the new knowledge and reality that we need state police. he said